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Hot Rod (1979)

TV Movie  -  Drama  -  25 May 1979 (USA)
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A drag-racer enters a local championship race. However, he runs up against the town boss, a corrupt sheriff who has already made arrangements to ensure that his own son wins the race.

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Brian Edison
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Sheriff Marsden
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Jenny
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Sonny Munn
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T.L. Munn
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Johnny Hurricane
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Sprout
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Clay
Bruce M. Fischer ...
Eric Holland ...
Barry Hogue
Julie Gibson ...
Violet
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Cameraman
Gene Borkan ...
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Lisa Cori ...
Sheila
Richard Davis ...
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A drag-racer enters a local championship race. However, he runs up against the town boss, a corrupt sheriff who has already made arrangements to ensure that his own son wins the race.

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Rebel of the Road  »

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Goofs

When Sonny Munn blows up the Hemi motor in Brian Edison's Willys, Edison steals another Hemi out of Police Chief Marsden's AMC Matador patrol car. AMC never used Chrysler Hemis. See more »

Quotes

Station Wagon Driver: Whatcha runnin' in that thing?
Brian Edison: Black 'n Decker Aquarium Pump.
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Great movie
4 February 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

By far the best drag racing movie ever, especially the cars that are used and the music soundtrack really makes it an overall great film, i really wish that they would put it on video or dvd. Or atleast show it on television now and then.


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